Czech tennis player Petra Kvitova defeated Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko 0-6, 6-0, 6-4 after 1h51 minutes of play in the third round of Indian Wells. The 15th ranked in the world will face the American Jessica Pegula in the round of 16.
Peter Kvitov He left behind a good season, achieved positive weeks and tried to return to his best version. Last season he became the champion WTA 250, Eastbourne. In addition, he made it to the finals WTA 1000 in Cincinnati. In addition, he reached the quarterfinals WTA Dubai, Miami Open and Ostrava. His year 2023 started with rooms Adelaide 2another round in Australian Open, eighth in Doha and Dubai. In Indian Wells exceeded Elizabeth Mandlik.
Jelena Ostapenko It is approaching its best level, which saw it in the Top 5 in 2018, and even won Roland Garros. In search of this, the Latvian faces this year 2023 thoroughly. Last season he became the champion Dubai WTA 1000. Furthermore, he arrived at a definition WTA 500 East Bornue and inside Seoul WTA 250. In addition, he reached the semi-finals Indian Wells, St. Petersburg and Doha. This year he started it eighth Adelaide 1loss in the first Adelaide 2enter the rooms Australian Openand eighth Abu Dhabi, Doha and Dubai. In Indian Wells eliminated Aliaksandra Sasnovich.
Kvitova sets her conditions
Petra Kvitova and Jelena Ostapenko They met in the third round Indian Wells.
There was a pretty crazy development in the match as both showed their weapons in the series for each side. The first set was all for the Latvian, who created gaps, hurtled with his right foot and broke every opportunity. Ostapenko held on softly and moved on 6-0 in 26 minutes.
The second set completely changed the command and the Czech was much more determined, taking the initiative and doing damage with their weapons. Against an opponent who had lowered her level, Kvitova was definitely better to face 6-0 in 35 minutes.
Triggered, loose and making great decisions, Petra continued her journey with two breaks in the last set and showed all her strength. After falling in ten straight games, Ostapenko gave it all to recover and reach the final in four games. Regardless, Kvitova stayed focused and shut it down for a while 0-6, 6-0, 6-4 after 1h51min.